Construction and Evaluation of a Prestressed Concrete Bridge Constructed Using Ultra High-Performance Concrete
Student researcher: Brian Degen
Start date: 02/01/05
End date: 10/31/08
Report: October 2008, Design and Evaluation of a Single-span Bridge Using Ultra-High Performance Concrete 18.79 mb (*pdf)
- Design and Evaluation of a Single-span Bridge 576.25 kb *pdf , October 2008
- New concrete handles a heavy, heavy load , August 2005
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Iowa Department of Transportation
About the research
The three overall objectives of the project are as follows. 1) To advance the state-of-the-art in concrete bridge construction technology by designing and constructing the first ultra high performance concrete bridge in the US in Wapello County, Iowa. 2) To develop experience in Iowa in the design and construction of bridges using advanced materials by using Iowa engineers and companies where possible. 3) To develop recommended design procedures for the shear design of ultra high-performance concrete beams.
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